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Automotive Events
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Group Account Director, Ref:1217

  • Job added:   19 February 2013
  • Salary :   Up to £60,000
  • Location :   London
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   Copeland Select
  • Contact :   Julia Pennington

Our client is an independent marketing agency specialising in the automotive sector.  Their work covers business to business communications including experiential workshops and digital applications, channel/dealer marketing services, aftersales marketing, lead generation, internal communications, live events, business workshops, digital applications and training.  They are currently seeking a Senior Account Director preferably with a background in - and passion for - automotive.

The Role
Working on a major Automotive Account, you will be the primary contact for senior clients, taking a proactive lead in proposals and pitches and ensuring high quality delivery of existing work.  You will divide your time between digital projects including complex system builds and communications projects including specialist events and meetings.

You will take financial responsibility for the account(s) and develop good internal and external relationships, taking a supportive and collaborative approach to working with colleagues. To maintain the high quality delivery of the existing work, you will lead by example on live project management, and advocate the agency’s core beliefs; smart thinking, creativity, hard work and attention to detail.

Required Experience & Skills
A proven track record in managing automotive accounts for digital and/or experiential, business-focussed events
A strong understanding of the different disciplines in the marketing mix, specifically digital and/or experiential, business-focussed events
An excellent academic record – probably to degree level
The ability to manage and inspire a team, run performance reviews and develop skills
Demonstrate the ability to develop an account by making proactive recommendations to add value to your client’s business
The ability to develop and drive insightful creative briefs and help others do likewise
The ability to keep a number of projects moving forwards simultaneously

To be considered for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter to Julia Pennington at Copeland Select, Automotive Recruitment.

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